Uh oh: Obama calls press conference tomorrow morning to discuss oil prices

posted at 8:44 pm on March 10, 2011 by Allahpundit

Coincidentally, tomorrow is Saudi Arabia’s “day of rage,” a protest weeks in the making on Facebook. It could be sparsely attended or … it could be huge. Guess what’s going to happen to gas prices if tens of thousands turn out and the Kingdom suddenly looks unstable?

So, at 11:15, President Present will try to get out in front of this one and calm people down in case things look bad. The fact that he took the step of scheduling a presser in advance instead of doing something impromptu in the afternoon tells you how high the White House thinks the chances of a big demonstration in Saudi Arabia are.

The White House announced late Thursday that President Obama would address reporters on Friday about rising energy prices.

Administration officials did not preview what Obama would say at the press conference. Over the last few days, the White House has so far not joined calls by Democrats to tap the Strategic Petroleum Reserve for oil in the wake of the unrest in the Middle East, although officials have said the president is considering the idea.

Enjoy the Wisconsin and NPR posts tonight because this news cycle may shift very quickly. The Saudis have been preparing for this for weeks: First they tried to shore up public support with a new package of economic reforms, then they drafted 10,000 troops and deployed them to the Shiite provinces in the east. All protests have been banned, naturally, and for good measure they got the country’s top clerics to issue a fatwa declaring demonstrations un-Islamic. An ominous footnote:

The council called upon the authorities to “do their job in line with the law of the land,” in what seems to be a religious permit to use force against demonstrators.

They’re already using force, actually. At least three people were wounded today in protests in the eastern Shiite part of the country. In another incident, Saudi police fired over the heads of demonstrators when they attacked one of the security agents filming the protest. But violent repression is the norm; what’s unusual is that there are people willing to invite it by turning out in the streets.

But cracks are beginning to show in the repressive atmosphere of fear. Saudi social media has been abuzz about the so-called Arab spring, and online speech has gets bolder by the day, says Fouad Alfarhan, the country’s most prominent cyber activist, who has been jailed in the past for his work. “There is really a high-intensity dialogue,” he says. “People are hoping. People are demanding reforms.”…

The Saudi royalty does have reason to worry. Complaints over government corruption reached a fever pitch earlier this year, when Jeddah saw a repeat of the deadly floods that hit in late 2009 and killed what residents claimed were hundreds of people (the government has admitted to far fewer). An air of uncertainty surrounds the monarchy, with the 87-year-old King Abdullah experiencing health problems and the crown prince—Abdullah’s half-brother, and hardly a spring chicken at 83—in poor health as well. In addition to the petitions, activists last month announced the establishment of a political party, a direct affront to Saudi law, and reported the arrests of many of its founders. Dr. Mohamed Qahtani, a prominent lawyer and activist in Riyadh, says his phone has been ringing off the hook lately with calls from relatives of the scores of people who are imprisoned in the country, who have recently begun to mobilize. “These people are looking for the moment to go out,” he says.

That’s why the White House is worried, and that’s why we’ve quietly moved from a policy of regime change in the region to “regime alteration.” It’s all geared towards protecting our “friends” in Riyadh and preventing the oil apocalypse that would crush America’s economic recovery (not to mention Obama’s reelection chances). In fact, as I said once before, I’m convinced that this is a factor in why The One has been quiet-ish about Libya. He knows the Saudi protests are coming and he doesn’t want to do anything that will commit too boldly to helping scrappy rebels against an oppressive regime. Obama will vote present on revolution in the Kingdom, and a lot of other people will vote with him. Tomorrow — big day. Exit quotation from a Wall Street analyst on today’s Saudi demonstrations and the temporary oil sell-off they inspired: “The stakes just went up in a big way. Even if this was a minor incident, it was a jarring reminder of what could happen there.”


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Time to resurrect the “Misery Index”…

I nominate FNC, the only honest broker out there in TV land…

Khun Joe on March 10, 2011 at 8:46 PM

Buy a Volt

I can hear it now.

Oil prices may well be the thing that ends this Presidency next election.

CWforFreedom on March 10, 2011 at 8:47 PM

BTW, gasoline is over $4 a gallon here in SOCAL…

Khun Joe on March 10, 2011 at 8:47 PM

How long before he announces a symbolic yet ineffective release from the strategic oil reserve?

amerpundit on March 10, 2011 at 8:48 PM

Look at the irony, little Bammie pleading with the Saudis to keep the flow of oil stable while he shuts down US oil production. What a jackass.

slickwillie2001 on March 10, 2011 at 8:49 PM

Gas 3.60 in Central Oh

CWforFreedom on March 10, 2011 at 8:49 PM

Drill baby drill!

And while we’re at it, why can Iran have nuclear power, but NOT us?

Obama’s speech will get the usually drooling from the MSM but will be of no value…just words.

clnurnberg on March 10, 2011 at 8:50 PM

Fortunately for PBHO he was able to recycle an old speech:

“We can’t just drive our SUV’s and eat as much as we want and keep our homes on 72 degrees at all times.”

Bishop on March 10, 2011 at 8:50 PM

So what are the chances of an American intervention if things really go badly in Saudi Arabia?

Essentially zero.

This could be a wet firecracker or very big.

sharrukin on March 10, 2011 at 8:50 PM

I share AP’s trepidation…..when The One isn’t useless, he’s worse.

cthulhu on March 10, 2011 at 8:50 PM

You mean our Big Buddies the Saudi “royalty” — as anointed by both GW Boooosh and Osama Obama — are about to become Bad Guys? Shocka!

I have no doubt the Traitor-in-Chief is gonna love him some stratospheric gas prices. That’s what his precious golf carts no-emission vehicles need to have any chance of racking up sales above the high single-digit range.

MrScribbler on March 10, 2011 at 8:50 PM

Betcha anything it’ll be a full-on assault on the “greedy oil companies,” along the lines of: “Gee, it seems like the working man is under assault everywhere, from Wisconsin to the gas pumps, because of greedy Republicans and their oil company overlords.”

Rational Thought on March 10, 2011 at 8:51 PM

I share AP’s trepidation…..when The One isn’t useless, he’s worse.

cthulhu on March 10, 2011 at 8:50 PM

I agree!..:)

Dire Straits on March 10, 2011 at 8:52 PM

BTW, gasoline is over $4 a gallon here in SOCAL…

Khun Joe on March 10, 2011 at 8:47 PM

Khun Joe:That would be about $5.00 something,converting a
US gallon to Imperial measure!:)

canopfor on March 10, 2011 at 8:52 PM

There go the reserves and he adds one more hungry player to the already congested pipeline.

Get out your sweaters folks, JimmahII is about to turn down the thermostat.

Limerick on March 10, 2011 at 8:52 PM

$3.99 on the Northside of Chicago.

Ted Torgerson on March 10, 2011 at 8:53 PM

Filled up today. Reminded all my friends to fill up today. Lots of my friends were unaware this is happening or even what a “day of rage” is. I hope my text got some people to pay attention at least for a little while.

txhsmom on March 10, 2011 at 8:53 PM

Not to worry everyone. As Obama will remind us tomorrow, this is why he has been pushing “green energy.”

Revenant on March 10, 2011 at 8:53 PM

Ugh……………………….

Its Carter 70′s,Deja-Vu,Part Deux!!!!!!!!!!!!!

canopfor on March 10, 2011 at 8:53 PM

Craziness in the Mid-East and new reports of large reserves in the United States, you would think the answer would be obvious, wouldn’t you?

Cindy Munford on March 10, 2011 at 8:53 PM

Wait, shouldn’t he be talking to Kindergartners about cheating on their math homework or something important?

WisCon on March 10, 2011 at 8:54 PM

Damn. I just went to the store and failed to buy alcohol.

these are drinkin’ threads.

ted c on March 10, 2011 at 8:54 PM

He’s going to talk about green energy. Count on it.

Meanwhile, people up in my part of the country are paying over $3 a gallon to heat their homes during an unusually cold March. Once again, all of this makes me glad I bought a pellet stove a few years ago.

Slublog on March 10, 2011 at 8:54 PM

If he’s wearing a red cardigan and tells me to adjust my thermostat I’m gonna puke.

Ted Torgerson on March 10, 2011 at 8:54 PM

Be ready to inflate your tires.

Isn’t that what Obama told us last time?

texasconserv on March 10, 2011 at 8:55 PM

You don’t want to know what my diesel trucks and equipment have been costing to fill, you might tip over from shock.

Bishop on March 10, 2011 at 8:55 PM

So he’ll have to bow lower to the Saudi king?

Wethal on March 10, 2011 at 8:55 PM

Don’t forget to check the pressure in your tires/

Knucklehead on March 10, 2011 at 8:56 PM

I thought he was having a early presser so he could get to the course and get in eighteen before dark…

d1carter on March 10, 2011 at 8:56 PM

Is anybody starting a pool on when Obama announces the Royals have “lost the legitimacy to lead”?

MayBee on March 10, 2011 at 8:56 PM

I just went to the store and failed to buy alcohol.

That’s what you get for living in Saudi Arabia.

Emperor Norton on March 10, 2011 at 8:56 PM

Time for the GOP to introduce the ANWR bill.

Wethal on March 10, 2011 at 8:56 PM

This is why we need another $500 Billion (with a ‘B’) dollars investment in renewable energy sources. If we all had electric cars and trucks, we wouldn’t need hydrocarbon.

…and all the electricity we need we could get from solar..
…and wind, and tides, and bio stuff..and we need to conserve more…and. ..

It’s those evil corporations and the greedy obsession over profit….
/my head hurts..

Skandia Recluse on March 10, 2011 at 8:56 PM

High speed rail!

Wethal on March 10, 2011 at 8:57 PM

What is the point of calling a press conference? The only helpful thing he could do is say that he’s going to expand domestic oil production. He’s not going to do that, so this press conference is meaningless.

Mark1971 on March 10, 2011 at 8:57 PM

The true Irony is that Obama has turned his back on protestors in Iran and Libya who are far more violent than other arabs.

IT truely will turn into a “Blood for oil” war if Obama does nothing.

William Amos on March 10, 2011 at 8:58 PM

when The One isn’t useless, he’s worse.

cthulhu on March 10, 2011 at 8:50 PM

Bumper sticker worthy

darwin-t on March 10, 2011 at 8:58 PM

What is the point of calling a press conference?

So Obama can give a speech DUH. He loves doing that then going golfing. Cant expect more than that from him..

William Amos on March 10, 2011 at 8:59 PM

Smart thing would be to announce he’s approving a whole bunch of drilling permits.

Patrick Ishmael on March 10, 2011 at 8:59 PM

I’m so excited to see/hear dear leader ‘coming together (with drill now folks), addressing these issues together, rather than pursuing partisan goals’
Aren’t you ?
/

pambi on March 10, 2011 at 8:59 PM

Patrick Ishmael on March 10, 2011 at 8:59 PM

LOL, that was joke…wasn’t it?

d1carter on March 10, 2011 at 9:00 PM

Our current gasoline prices,in Sault Ste.Marie,
Ontario,Canada!
=================

2011-03-08 04:36:53 123.5 cents per litre
2011-02-25 04:47:33 125.9 cents per litre
2011-02-02 06:50:08 119.9 cents per litre
2011-01-27 06:06:57 120.5 cents per litre
2011-01-27 04:41:30 101.5 cents per litre
2011-01-19 19:27:33 114.5 cents per litre

http://www.gasticker.com/pricelist.php?location=27
==================================================

So,at 4.54 litres to the Imperial gallon,
is about…..

$5.55 a gallon!

canopfor on March 10, 2011 at 9:00 PM

Tagging along behind the release of the reserves inflation rushes to catch up. Putin must be laughing his ass off as his pipelines crisscross the Old World.

Limerick on March 10, 2011 at 9:01 PM

Smart thing would be to announce he’s approving a whole bunch of drilling permits.

Patrick Ishmael on March 10, 2011 at 8:59 PM

Pepsi cleanup on computer monitor ASAP!!

Knucklehead on March 10, 2011 at 9:01 PM

Smart thing would be to announce he’s approving a whole bunch of drilling permits.

Patrick Ishmael on March 10, 2011 at 8:59 PM

At most, he’ll something like “I’ve ordered Secretary Salazar to speed up the review process.”

Mark1971 on March 10, 2011 at 9:01 PM

You don’t want to know what my diesel trucks and equipment have been costing to fill, you might tip over from shock.

Bishop on March 10, 2011 at 8:55 PM

At what point do you say phuket and head for the bunker?

darwin-t on March 10, 2011 at 9:02 PM

Is it possible given the bad blood between the Saudi’s and Obama recently that Obama is going to put a knife in their back? Call for free elections and respecting the will of the people and other happy crap like that?

sharrukin on March 10, 2011 at 9:02 PM

I bet that he doesn’t allow any questions from the press. Somebody should ask him straight out what he will do to increase U.S. production. Of course, he will hem and haw about it is Bush’s fault and such, but we know better. We could already be producing from the fields that Bush opened up on the east coast and around Alaska (that Obama closed), as well as many wells in the Gulf of Mexico.

DAT60A3 on March 10, 2011 at 9:02 PM

Four years ago we were told it would take 10 years to get the oil out. Tomorrow it will still be ten years to get the oil out. In 2012, we’ll still be looking at ten years to get the oil out.

Limerick on March 10, 2011 at 9:04 PM

Will the fool be wearing a solar panel on his forehead and a whirling windmill on his behind when me calls the press conference.

Get us on war footing, clown, and open up our own natural resources– oil, gas, coal– to Manhattan-Project productivity.

onlineanalyst on March 10, 2011 at 9:05 PM

Crude Oil and Commodity Prices
March, Thursday 10 2011 – 20:57:56
———————————–

WTI Crude Oil
$102.77 ▲0.07 0.07%
**********************

Brent Crude Oil
$115.43 ▲0.11 0.12%
***********************

http://www.oil-price.net/

canopfor on March 10, 2011 at 9:06 PM

Any recovery we thought or he thought we had will be snuffed out pretty quickly with prices like these.

CWforFreedom on March 10, 2011 at 9:06 PM

Smart thing would be to announce he’s approving a whole bunch of drilling permits.

Patrick Ishmael on March 10, 2011 at 8:59 PM

At most, he’ll something like “I’ve ordered Secretary Salazar to speed up the review process.”

Mark1971 on March 10, 2011 at 9:01 PM

Maybe he’ll admit we were right all along and quit.

darwin-t on March 10, 2011 at 9:06 PM

“Hello America. As I’ve always said, let me be clear about our commitment to winning the future. Thank you and good night.”

-PBHO

Bishop on March 10, 2011 at 9:07 PM

They told me if I voted for McCain we’d have a President in bed with Big Oil. They were right!

txhsmom on March 10, 2011 at 9:08 PM

Four years ago we were told it would take 10 years to get the oil out. Tomorrow it will still be ten years to get the oil out. In 2012, we’ll still be looking at ten years to get the oil out.

Limerick on March 10, 2011 at 9:04 PM

Limerick:Will you please,focus on the Polar bears!(sarc):)

canopfor on March 10, 2011 at 9:08 PM

W Winning

T The

F Fuel
——

canopfor on March 10, 2011 at 9:09 PM

He knows the Saudi protests are coming

Like he knew the egyption riots were coming and like his nsa chief clapper knew the muslim brotherhood is a secular organization?

peacenprosperity on March 10, 2011 at 9:09 PM

Drinking game time. How many times will Obama say that Americans need to “sacrifice” during these difficult times, give up their “addiction to oil” get some “skin in the game”, approve his gazillion dollar budget request for high speed rail, blather on about a green economy…

Buy Danish on March 10, 2011 at 9:11 PM

He knows the Saudi protests are coming because Panetta heard something about it on CNN.

Mark1971 on March 10, 2011 at 9:12 PM

Obama to hold news conference on energy on Friday

Administration has downplayed talk of tapping reserve

http://af.reuters.com/article/energyOilNews/idAFN1018840120110311

sharrukin on March 10, 2011 at 9:13 PM

Whats the big deal? A couple of bows in those comfies and all will be right with the world.

NY Conservative on March 10, 2011 at 9:13 PM

Oh please . . . must we listen to him again?

rplat on March 10, 2011 at 9:13 PM

Why is Obozo even concerned?? The msm hasn’t even mentioned gas prices – which I am are approaching 3.75/gal for 85octane…..if this sheet was happening under Boooooosh!!! All we would be hearing everday is how he stopped drilling in thee Gulf and now look, and how we are cut off from the middle east politcally etc. Etc…. instead??? Crickets. So.why is he even bothering? If anything this is just going to *gasp* cause people to start actually talking about this.

KMC1 on March 10, 2011 at 9:13 PM

Here comes 8 bucks a gallon….

Hog Wild on March 10, 2011 at 9:14 PM

I’m pretty sure he’s going to announce the fast-tracking of all those off-shore oil permits and the opening of ANWR to drilling. Desperate times call for desperate measures and all that. /sn

WarEagle01 on March 10, 2011 at 9:14 PM

He knows the Saudi protests are coming because Panetta heard something about it on CNN.

Mark1971 on March 10, 2011 at 9:12 PM

Heh..I’m sure Clapper is tuned into Cartoon Network as usual.

Tim Zank on March 10, 2011 at 9:14 PM

I highly suggest everyone fill up the tank either tonight or very early tomorrow morning…

… who knows what the price will be at lunch time, let alone dinner.

Seven Percent Solution on March 10, 2011 at 9:15 PM

I bet he depletes our oil reserves.
What do you want to bet that his little speech will cause gas prices to rise at least another 5 cents by the evening. Better fill up your tank tonight before he opens his mouth tomorrow.

JellyToast on March 10, 2011 at 9:15 PM

****************ATTENTION COMRADES***********************

Please,use your tire pressure gauges,properly,

for those that haven’t,you will be hunted down,
as its your fault,that YOU used up,everyone else’s
share!!

Please,use the Hopey Snitch line,if you see,or suspect
that a conrade,is letting their vehicle idle,report
them,

at,

1-800 YOU ARE A GREEDY COMRAD!(snark).

canopfor on March 10, 2011 at 9:16 PM

He knows the Saudi protests are coming

He knows very little.

solidaction on March 10, 2011 at 9:16 PM

Four years ago we were told it would take 10 years to get the oil out. Tomorrow it will still be ten years to get the oil out. In 2012, we’ll still be looking at ten years to get the oil out.

Limerick on March 10, 2011 at 9:04 PM

30 years ago we were told it would take 10 years…

… Oh, wait!

Seven Percent Solution on March 10, 2011 at 9:17 PM

Obama Blows Up over Tires

I see tire pressure gauges are being handed out to the media by the Republicans, are they expecting a blow out in November?

This all has to do with Obama suggesting ways on improving, saving and generally giving us some tire tips which doesn’t hurt these days. Save a few bucks on the dollars going to Exxon.

http://www.politicolnews.com/obama-blows-up-over-tires/

canopfor on March 10, 2011 at 9:17 PM

Gas 3.60 in Central Oh

CWforFreedom on March 10, 2011 at 8:49 PM

Welcome to California

There’s not ONE STATION in this county that is under $4 bucks a gallon. But we’re a “trucker-free” zone and have our fuel barged in so the environmentalist can enjoy our highways. When the rest of the nation hits around $4.30 in the next few weeks, we’ll be at $5.00. Obama should be very worried if he thinks fuel prices could/should bury his re-election chances. No Democratic President has been re-elected without the 55 electoral votes from the Golden State. 14% real unemployment should be his real concern but Obama doesn’t seem to care about jobs. Neither does Jerry Brown for that matter. Greek pillars weakening?

Rovin on March 10, 2011 at 9:18 PM

Oh Lord, I hope the moron isn’t stupid enough to open the Strategic Petroleum Reserve?

sharrukin on March 10, 2011 at 9:18 PM

W Winning

T The

F Fuel
——

canopfor on March 10, 2011 at 9:09 PM

Heh, I was just now thumbing through a catalogue, advertising a tee shirt that says, “After MONDAY and TUESDAY, even the calendars says: WTF.”

Is ObaMao getting his updates of the situation from CNN or MSNBC?

Watch the price of food go up even more as diesel prices skyrocket. ObaMao has created a crisis of exponential proportions with his policies.

Are the Muslims simply ratcheting up their quest for who controls Mecca and Medina?

onlineanalyst on March 10, 2011 at 9:19 PM

Limerick on March 10, 2011 at 9:04 PM
============================
30 years ago we were told it would take 10 years…

… Oh, wait!

Seven Percent Solution on March 10, 2011 at 9:17 PM

Seven Percent Solution: Thats a Crazy Talk Statement,

You better Back-up and go ahead,er,is it Go-Ahead and Back-up,crap,never mind,I’m now confused!(sarc):)

canopfor on March 10, 2011 at 9:20 PM

I took the family out to dinner this weekend to a nice restaurant. Told them to order whatever they wanted. It was a great family time. We’re going to start doing things like that more and more while we can.

JellyToast on March 10, 2011 at 9:20 PM

Oh Lord, I hope the moron isn’t stupid enough to open the Strategic Petroleum Reserve?

sharrukin on March 10, 2011 at 9:18 PM

Indeed! That decision would be both short-sighted and stupid.

onlineanalyst on March 10, 2011 at 9:20 PM

“I believe as POTUS I should set an example of saving energy. Therefore… therefore, I’ve directed the limo driver who takes my daughters to their private school that under no circumstances is he to detour to the mall unless Malia really really needs a new outfit.”

-PBHO

Bishop on March 10, 2011 at 9:20 PM

canopfor on March 10, 2011 at 9:09 PM
Heh, I was just now thumbing through a catalogue, advertising a tee shirt that says, “After MONDAY and TUESDAY, even the calendars says: WTF.”

Is ObaMao getting his updates of the situation from CNN or MSNBC?

Watch the price of food go up even more as diesel prices skyrocket. ObaMao has created a crisis of exponential proportions with his policies.

Are the Muslims simply ratcheting up their quest for who controls Mecca and Medina?

onlineanalyst on March 10, 2011 at 9:19 PM

onlineanalyst:Sweet bibby,I’m going with all of the above,
hehe,ahem!:)

canopfor on March 10, 2011 at 9:21 PM

Indeed! That decision would be both short-sighted and stupid.

onlineanalyst on March 10, 2011 at 9:20 PM

Is water wet?

Limerick on March 10, 2011 at 9:22 PM

Ugh……………………….

Its Carter 70′s,Deja-Vu,Part Deux!!!!!!!!!!!!!

canopfor on March 10, 2011 at 8:53 PM

Anything ODumbAss does makes things worse. Do we need more proof? This is worrisome.

dogsoldier on March 10, 2011 at 9:22 PM

So do we really need permission to drill our own oil and Natural Gas? Or can we just go out and get it?

Iblis on March 10, 2011 at 9:23 PM

Indeed! That decision would be both short-sighted and stupid.

onlineanalyst on March 10, 2011 at 9:20 PM

Short-sighted and stupid?

Well then we have his probable course of action. /

Yeah it would last a few months and then what?

sharrukin on March 10, 2011 at 9:23 PM

I took the family out to dinner this weekend to a nice restaurant. Told them to order whatever they wanted. It was a great family time. We’re going to start doing things like that more and more while we can.

JellyToast on March 10, 2011 at 9:20 PM

That’s same reason I’ve been traveling and cruising so much lately. So far no “fuel surcharge” for my upcoming cruise to Hawaii on Tuesday.

Knucklehead on March 10, 2011 at 9:24 PM

I almost want this to happen if it makes go way sooner than later.

jawkneemusic on March 10, 2011 at 9:25 PM

-PBHO

Bishop on March 10, 2011 at 9:20 PM

Bishop:

*Chanting as if,banging on a circle drum,in Wisconsin,and
Moonbattily saying*,

“Sacrifice…..Sacrifice…..Sacrifice”!

canopfor on March 10, 2011 at 9:25 PM

OK folks here’s yer future take a pick which you prefer:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2078118/posts

dhunter on March 10, 2011 at 9:26 PM

‘Well, as I said on the campaign trail, your energy prices will necessarily skyrocket to get us to a Green future. All that money is green, after all…’

Really, does anyone think he will do the smart thing and say ‘Drill, baby, drill!’?

He is about to make his lameduckness a reality no matter how much he has socked away for a re-election campaign.

ajacksonian on March 10, 2011 at 9:27 PM

I pick the chic and the Harley!

dhunter on March 10, 2011 at 9:27 PM

Holding up a piece of paper:

Obama: “Here, in my hand, is a permit for oil drilling approved just this week by Secretary Salazar. He assures me that before the end of this year, he’ll approve yet another one. Despite what you see on TV, or see at the gas pump, my Adminisration is laser focused on America’s energy needs…it’s my top priority.”

BobMbx on March 10, 2011 at 9:28 PM

*Chanting as if,banging on a circle drum,in Wisconsin,and
Moonbattily saying*,

“Sacrifice…..Sacrifice…..Sacrifice”!

canopfor on March 10, 2011 at 9:25 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=roFB7bGCAgc

sharrukin on March 10, 2011 at 9:29 PM

AP: Is that photo choice supposed to suggest that ObaMao is like Ready (Reddi?) Kilowatt?

onlineanalyst on March 10, 2011 at 9:29 PM

He is about to make his lameduckness a reality no matter how much he has socked away for a re-election campaign.

ajacksonian on March 10, 2011 at 9:27 PM

A billion dollars all wasted on temporary jobs created or saved……yeeee haw

Rovin on March 10, 2011 at 9:31 PM

AP: Is that photo choice supposed to suggest that ObaMao is like Ready (Reddi?) Kilowatt?

onlineanalyst on March 10, 2011 at 9:29 PM

You just dated yourself.

darwin-t on March 10, 2011 at 9:32 PM

Four words!
Drill Here! Drill Now!

Gas prices in oil producing countries:

As of July 2010… I couldn’t find any more current data…
http://www.dailyfinance.com/story/gas-prices-around-the-world/19543148/

28. Dubai City, United Arab Emirates $1.57

29. Cairo, Egypt | $1.17

30. Kuwait, City, Kuwait | 85 cents

31. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | 45 cents

32. Tehran, Iran | 32 cents

33. Caracas, Venezuela | 6 cents

JellyToast on March 10, 2011 at 9:34 PM

One would think that the Republicans on the House Budget Committee would hold off funding until all pending permits to drill sitting on a desk in the Interior Department are approved…

… but we can’t have THAT now, can we?

/

Seven Percent Solution on March 10, 2011 at 9:34 PM

W Winning

T The

F Fuel
——

canopfor on March 10, 2011 at 9:09 PM

And then there’s Winning The Fatwa…

Buy Danish on March 10, 2011 at 9:37 PM

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